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the pictures and a project to he has the story of america. he is in love with america not just in that sort of thin patriotic type of presentation were you put mass-produced bumper stickers on your card in a very deep and historical way that looks at the promise of america and the challenges of america. and the accomplishments. he is one of you. he began his career as an american history teacher in the classroom. he had the itch to have a bigger class and had a photography hobby and turned that into a career. he is a bit of a cornball i am sorry for saying that and it is true. you can call him the original chromosomes with the last name joseph sohm. he traveled around in a mobile home and he called it the chromahoma. he traveled through the united states every icahn has been seen through his viewfinder and now put on his digital film now shot in panorama expect without knowing if you have seen his images reconcile with -- said with confidence although there is no official statistics it he has the most icons in america. he will be on an airplane and open a magazine and see one of his shots b
on recorded books driving over here and listen going back to the history of jacksonian america call awakening giant telmex there are predictions that books might go the way of news and that is all digital. >> the candle is out there, i tend to like the feel of a book, but that i am a fossil. >> to see more summer book programs visit our web site at >> joseph sohm explores themes of democracy through his photography collection, "visions of america", the collection spans 30 years of his career and was shot in of 50 states. this talk from the national press club in washington d.c. was hosted by the close up foundation. >> hi, everybody. i got to see when rose asked who has been here before so i want to say to those of you who are veterans of the close up foundation welcome back in those of you who are in new welcome aboard. i'm sure all of you know or you wouldn't be here that close-up remains of the gold standard for civic education in washington d.c. so thank you for participating. and going to introduce you to a gentleman who like me has been associated with close up foundation ov
his photography collection, visions of america. the collection spans 30 years of his career and was shot in all 50 states, this talk from the national press club in washington, d.c., was hosted by the close-up foundation. >> hi, everybody, i got to see when rose asked the question who has been here before and so i want to say to those of you who are veterans of the close-up program welcome back and those of you who are new, welcome aboard, i'm sure all of you know or wouldn't be here, that close-up remains the gold standard for civic education programs in washington, d.c., so, congratulations for participating. i'm going to introduce you to a gentleman who, like me has been associated with close-up for many, many years and joe sohm has been called many things, some of which are repeatable here, though we have a camera in the room and a photographer is this thing that he is referred to the most and begins to tell the story. but doesn't really tell the story and the story may be this operative word, i think if you were trying to really distill it, joe is a story tell your and
years ago, our 40th president saluted america. barbra thatcher, former prime minister of the uk also recognized our exceptionalism. americans and europeans alike sometimes forget unique is the united states of america. no other nation has been built upon an idea, the idea of liberty. >> question, is the spirit of american exceptionalism alive and well across the land this fourth of july? rich. >> yes, very much so across the land. i worry about washington, john. if you look at what american exceptionalism. other western nations have a focus on individualism and self- reliance, a really healthy distrust of government. and barack obama and the democrats are cool, hostile to all three aspects of that. and have the biggest opportunity in decades to move us in a more euro direction. >> listen. i think the election of barack obama affirmed american's exceptionalism. i think the country feels good about itself, still feels good. the things that make us unique, freedom of speech, the fact that we have a separation of church and state and the fact we are an immigrant nation where people ca
start out with a kind of genesis. it's all about latin america. >> guest: about america including north america. the americas, because we are america also in the south. >> host: absolutely. >> guest: the language not so but we are americans. and "memory of fire," yes, i was trying to rescue the collective memory of the americas in three volumes. this was something like 1,000 short stories in three volumes. and this is an ad project because it is the entire world. >> host: it is the entire world and the entire history. i thought of kafka as i was writing this because i have been a fan of kafka, but i think people associate you with more with the great latin american writers and i know this is to be in the same sentence with gabrielle and sosa is daunting, and those are authors who are household words in the united states. in latin america you are certainly as well-known as they are and what's interesting is all three of you are and journalists and you have this kind of immediacy even though we started out with a peace and we are going to read more pieces that was at the beginning of ever
the heck are you up to, mr. president?: jimmy carter, america's "malaise", and the speech that should have changed the country" non. i don't usually do just a ratings because i find that those are relatively boring. to hear some laundry from the book so what i'm going to do is give a fairly informal talk about the main themes of the book and then i will read parts of it out to try to emphasize those areas that i think may be of most interest to you. the term malaise is probably the term that most of us associate with jimmy carter's presidency determine supposedly to have invented it and that has defined his presidency and one of the best is to understand the the long-term impact of this term to define his presidency, of course, is pop culture and i agree to talk a little about what is known as episode 80 of the simpsons. which focuses, one of its themes is focused on the citizens of a springfield want to have a statue of a live as president but, of course, they don't have a lot of money so they can get lincoln, they can get washington, the only thing they can settle on is jimmy carter and
in the sale of merrill lynch to bank of america. the tough questioning and his answers ahead. >> susie: the bankruptcy countdown is on for c.i.t. tonight. the nation's leading small business lender is poised to fail. now that uncle sam has put away his checkbook. coming up, what c.i.t.'s failure could mean to small businesses that depend on it. >> paul: j.p. morgan chase checks in with record second quarter revenues. analysis of the results and a preview of what's ahead for the financial sector in the second half. >> susie: google continues to search out profits. the company posted a near 20% rise in second quarter earnings. but the giant web search engine isn't firing on all cylinders. we'll explain. >> paul: i'm paul kangas. >> susie: and i'm susie gharib. this is "nightly business report" for thursday, july 17. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program was made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. 7//& >> susie: good evening, everyone. hank paulson was back in the spotlight on capitol hill today, but it wasn't the kind of
our democratic neighbors to the north and south here in north america. but that's where the good news ends. take a look at this chart. 70% of our oil comes from outside of north america. all four of these countries represent security challenges for the united states. saudi arabia is number one on the list. it is the source of one in nine barrels of imported oil. and before addressing the fact that that presents extra security challenges, it should be noted that saudi arabia has often been a significant ally to the united states in our relationship going back decades. nevertheless, the dependency on their oil creates two national security issues: first, the oil infrastructure delivery systems of saudi arabia are vulnerable to terrorist attack or manipulation from governments in the region. consider the straits of hormuz. the straits of wh hormuz is is really a vulnebility for all oil, 90% of which moves through the strait. the strait is 20 miles wide. geographically, it's vulnerable to disruption and iran has explicitly threatened to put pressure on the strait or attempt to control it
in afghanistan and a source tension between russia and america. tonight, we see what the locals think about the u.s. military presence in the central asian nation of kurzic stan. >>> millions of nations turn their eyes to the skies. as dawn turned to darkness across that continent it was the longest solar eclipse. >>> plus, britain's take on the u.s. banking crisis. a segment that we like to call "how they see it." tonight's report from itn is bound to raise eyebrows. >>> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here is what's happening from around the world. this is "worldfocus." >>> made possible, in part, by the following funders -- >>> good evening. i'm martin savidge. >>> president barack obama and iraqi prime minister nuri al maliki sat down face to face today for meetings at the white house squaring off over the drawdown of american troops and concerns over the rising violence in iraq. today, not far from baghdad, two bombs exploded in a market kill at least five people and wounding dozens. it was the second day of bombings in what appears to be a growing campaign of religious and
know which one is best? it is quite simple. taste it. jack bishop of cooks country magazine and america's taste kitchen tested it for us. good morning, jack. >> good morning, jenna. >> we have four choices here and four shot glasses and before we get to what we're doing with them, we hear extra virgin olive oil. what does that really mean? can we taste a difference in olive oils? >> yes. you can taste it. you only want to buy extra virgin olive oils. a lot of time extract the oil, they'll heat it or add a chemical solvent. extra virgin, cold pressed. olives and pressed and out. >> that's what it meant. i was so wrong all these years. >> you get the full flavor of an olive r. you ready to taste? >> no. another question first. color. this is how i delay. does color make a difference? >> yeah. greener oils are more pungent, peppery and sharp. yellow withins, buttery, nutty, more mellow. >> now i'm ready. is there a proper way to do this? >> yes. holding it in your hands to warm it up. hand on to trap the vapors and stick your nose in and aspirate it all over your palate like this. >> are y
, america. look, i'm about to lose my voice, but i've got my little messiah here, my dashboard obama. i'm going to pray to him later and maybe get some universal healthcare. i hope you're ready for the universal healthcare thing. this is going to be great. lawmakers keep telling us how much better countries like britain, canada and france and how much the people love it there. tonight, here is the one thing that nobody on television is going to tell you about healthcare. america's healthcare is better than europe's. critics of our current system love to villify the evil private corporations. they talk all the time. nobody has health insurance here! really? how many times have you run over the person in the street that's got cancer just trying to crawl their way to some sort of help? they're in the hospital. you know, oh, all they care about is the bottom line. the funny thing is when there's a bottom line, the quality tends to improve, and the line you stand in gets a little shorter. i mean, please use some common sense on this one. which one is better, when i say hey, we're going to se
. then at 9:00 p.m. eastern, the premier of "black in america 2." but starting right now, moment of truth the countdown to "black in america 2" hosted by soledad o'brien in times square. >>> wolf, thank you very much. welcome to new york city's times square, everybody. as you can see, we're in front of a live audience literally smack-dab in the middle of time square. we have brought together this evening some of the most influential radio talk show hosts in the country and in turn, we have asked them to invite the most influential people who brought them to a life-changing moment of truth, is what we're calling it. it is just the beginning of a momentous night right here on cnn. we're premiering "cnn presents" "black in america 2," which is a look at the most challenging issues facing african-americans and also the solutions to those issues. of course we're counting down to president obama's prime time news conference. we could not have picked a more timely night to begin our discussion. but here to get us started is tom joiner, his nationally send kapted -- welcome -- syndicated radio pr
of merrill lynch bank of america. the tougquestioning and his answers ahead. >> susie: the bankptcy countdown is on for c.i. tonight. the nation's lding small business lenr is poised to fail. now that uncle sam h put away his checkbook. coming up, what c.i.t.'s faire could mean to small business that depend on it. >> paul: j.p. morg chase ecks in with record second arter revenues. analysis of the resultand a eview of what's ahead for the financial ctor in the second half. >> susie: google continu to search outrofits. the company poed a near 20% rise in seco quarter earnings. but the gianweb search engine isn't fing on all cylinders. we'll expln. >> paul: i'm paul ngas. >> susie: and m susie gharib. is is "nightly business report" for thursday, july 1 "nightly business rert" is made ssible by: this program was madpossible by ctributions to your pbs station from viers like you. thank you. 7/ >> susie: good evening, everyone. hank plson was back in the spotlight onapitol hill today, but it wast the kind of homecoming he expected. testifying bore a house committee, the formetreasury sec
and america, how do you think this new robotics trend continues to that factor? >> really need to question and it is a big worry as a reference, this is a global industry. there is a chapter in the buck, robots that don't like apple pie and it is about how might the u.s. repeated experience of other nations that have been a believer in technology and fell behind. goes a long two ways -- one is the doctrine that we choose for having using these. as you probably learned is not how many of the system you have more often how good it is. it is now realize it and organize around it, that's the story of the tank for example. we have a challenge right now, what is the doctrine on how you use these systems and i remember one capt. and out in the middle east said think it is not let's think this better, it is only give me more and that we have gone from saying we don't want these unmanned systems to we want them as much as possible and if you that the defense budget is the one part growing by around 200% per year but we still haven't figured out what is the best way to utilize and how you organize a
is also going to talk about g-force and whether guinea pigs are destroying america as we know it. here is glenn beck now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute >> three, two, one, beck! glenn: welcome to the glenn beck program. tonight, acorn is there to trample on americans' rights to free speech. i will reveal the video that people wouldn't like you to see. and then big ticket policy changes when it comes to immigration, but without the whole congressional approval thing. it just bogs us down, and the man who will change american healthcare as much as obama. he is not a czar, by name at least. he is a union leader. i will fill you in. if you believe this country is great but the government is scared of american watchdogs, it's time to let the dogs out! come on, follow me. it really sounded like a bad who let the dogs out thing, doesn't it? hello, america. welcome. we're glad you're here. it's the egg of power. welcome to the program. i have an offer for you. let's say, if i said to you, with no factual knowl
news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute pillow, america. i would like to cut the president. -- hello, america. a little rainy for him. what do i do? what do i do? look how nervous he is. ok, the president has broken some of his campaign promises. yes, yes, ok, all right, he is not allowing five days for public comment before signing bills. in fact, nobody is even reading them, but he did not promise that party and there are taxes for people making under his $250,000 a year. all right, goobiooboo hoo, crima river. we are on the road to healing the planet -- cry me a river. there is one presidential promise he is keeping. >> we must begin ourselves again the work of remaking america. >> seize the chance to remake this nation. we are remaking america. çglenn: look at him. i am afraid. you should be afraid, too, because here is one thing. the president is remaking america. he is not remaking itç like you thought he would. he is just making it into a place that is a whole lot crappy ier, like something between venezuela and france. he is turni
on the air? ok, good. hello, americament i have always wanted to be a community organizer, yes, because i love communities and i love being organized. they are in such disarray! here is the one thing tonight, the community organizer in chief is transforming america but nobody is really noticing, and i think it's because they don't know what they're looking for. i want to show you a picture here. can you bring this picture up? i want you to look at this picture and then tell me what is changing in this picture. this is from the university of south dakota department of psychology, their website. this is a test based on a scientific theory called change blindness. it is a theory that i think might help explain what's happening in our country right now. actually, i found this picture on this website. i was doing research this weekend and brought it down to about ten different people at my house, and oh, yeah, i'm usually on psychology websites. i do a lot of self-checking. anyway, in visual perception, "change blindness" occurs when a person is viewing a visual scene and fails to detect large
emerge about the role drugs may have played in the pop star's death. >>> and happy birthday, america. the crown of the statue of liberty opens to the public for the first time since 9/11. and our kate snow is there to the first time since 9/11. and our kate snow is there to ring in independence day. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, america. happy independence day. and kate has declared her independence from times square this morning. but for very good reason. good morning, kate. >> good morning, bill. good morning, america, from the statue of liberty. lady liberty, of course, has stood over new york harbor, welcoming so many immigrants to this country, for the past 100 years and more. but one thing changed after 9/11. and that is the crown was not accessible to the public. well, that all changes here this morning. the first of about 30 people will make their way up to the very top of that crown. and we got a preview of the tour to the top. we'll bring you that in just a little bit. bill? >> all right. an exciting morning, kate. can't wait for that. >>> also, we'll tak
in bank of america's overtake of merrill lynch. the hearing begins less than an hour from now and mary thompson is on the set to set the stage. >> reporter: he was saying if bank of america had backed out of buying merrill lynch, the financial sector risked collapse. a lead player in steering the country through last fall's financial crisis, paulson was seen by some to be the most powerful man in congress. now some in congress think he abused that power. today questions are likely to focus on whether he threatened to ax bank of america's management if they invoked a material adverse claim clause to get out of buying merrill because of mounting losses at merrill lynch. in his prepared statement, paulson said if bank of america exercised the mac clause, such an action would show a colossal lack of judgment. paulson does acknowledge if he invoked the act, they have the power to remove both he and his board. but paulson says he did use strong language, but says those words were his own and not a directive from federal reserve chairman ben bernanke. he also says he didn't tell lewis to keep
, that goal challenged and inspired america. welcome to "apollo 11, one small step to our future." i'm greta van susteren. buzz aldrin tells us about this adventure. he is joined by other apollo astronauts and he tells -- and they tell how america got to the moon and what it did for america. it was 40 years ago when america one that space race to the moon. do you know there's another space race going on right now? these images are from indian and japanese spacecraft. they have been photographed in the moon for the past two years. in 2003, became the third country to put a man into space. in 2005, two chinese astronauts completed a five-day orbital mission around the earth. national pride is just one of the benefits for every country. from the very beginning, our space programs have been inspiring. do you ever look up and think, i have been there? >> yes. greta: it is sort of fun, isn't it? >> yes, but it is something in the past. >> colonel buzz aldrin on this 40th anniversary wanted to talk about the and it looks kind of dismal, the finances, the economy, we have an opportunity to make a pa
to an america that is a generation past. a time when jim crow was a way of life. when lynching was all too common. when cities across the land were segregated. it was in this america that a scholar named w.e.b. dubois, a man of towering intellect and a fierce passion for justice sparked what became known as the niagara movement. where reformers united not by color, but by cause. where an association was born that would, as the charter says, promote equality and eradicate prejudice from the citizens of the united states. from the beginning, the founders understood how the change would come. they understood that unjust laws needed to be overturned. the legislation needed to be passed, that presidents needed to be pressured into action. they knew that slavery at the end of segregation should not be limited to the court room. it needed the change in the hearts and minds of americans. they needed chain to have to come from the people. come from people protesting, rallying against violence. even though they were tired after a long day of doing someone else's laundry, looking after someone else's
president kennedy's assassination to america's race to reach the moon. according to the chief of staff, he died from israel fast killer disease. he was surrounded by family and his -- die from sri brought a vascular disease. >>> michael vick is a free man. in a dramatic rescue caught on tape. and why two brothers are being held as heroes. and advice on sitting under property tax bill. the simple steps to take now that you may pay less later. >> two off-duty firefighters are being credited the saving a woman and her two children from the spreading as you -- from this burnie suv yesterday. the men are able to free the woman and her 2-year-old daughter after using a metal pipe to break the wind chill. but the sun was trapped inside. the child suffered burns to 30% of his body and is still in the hospital. >>> former nfl quarterback michael vick becomes a free man today. he is now allowed to shed the electronic monitor he has been wearing for the past two months. he will remain on probation for three years. the atlanta falcon is expected to meet with the nfl commissioner to see if he will be r
news. and tune in to "good morning america," for all the latest details on the jakarta bomb blasts. >>> there are new war zone casualties to report. three u.s. soldiers were killed in southern iraq last night. their base was hit by rocket or mortar fire. and one u.s. coalition fighter died in southern afghanistan in an ied blast. at least 11 civilians died in a roadside bombing. five children were among the dead. >>> as the violence intensifies in afghanistan, defense secretary robert gates says more troops may be headed there. gates sergeanted there may be some increase in troop levels, but not a lot. president obama has approved sending 68,000 troops to afghanistan by the end of the year. that includes 21,000 that were added this spring. >>> in florida, mourners gathered last night to remember the couple killed in a home invasion robbery last week. funeral services are set today for byrd and melanie billings, who leave behind 16 children. meanwhile, the murder here's abc's diana alvear.up. >> reporter: investigators say they've recovered crucial evidence, key to closing the case.
are hobbled by lack of helicopters in afghanistan. america may be expanding military bases in colombia. what will their neighbors think? india and pakistan tried to get back to better relations after the terror attacks. >> the u.s. space shuttle endeavor finally lift off, destination, international space station. nasa celebrates 40 years since the launch of apollo 11. tom watson rolls back the years at the british open. it is 7:00 in washington, midday in london, 7:00 in the evening in beijing. the government appears to have pulled off the amazing trick of expanding the economy while most major countries still languish far behind. a growth rate of nearly 8% for the three months to june is an indication of beijing's massive stimulus package. the authorities are the first to admit the growth is patty and may have problems ahead. now the report from shanghai. >> china is back in business sooner than some expected. there were signs of recovery was underway. companies are buying more equipment, hiring more staff. customers are more optimistic. the government statisticians are still cautious. pric
to get on that waiting list. we get annoyed here in america when it takes us 45 minutes to see a doctor, but at least we get to see one at the end of the 45 minutes. are we are really going to listen and follow in the footsteps of europe? i mean, how many times do they have to goose step before you will listen, guys? the place that gets a little hotter than usual, sometimes in the summer like it did in 2003 -- i love this in europe. i don't know if they're trying to save the planet so they don't have a lot of energy or ma whatever it is, but do you remember in 2003 it was a lot hotter and people were like, my goodness, it's hot. we turn up the air-conditioner. over in europe, 37,000 people died. statistics show it is worse in canada. 800,000 of their 33 million citizens are on waiting lists for more than 18 weeks. that is twice as long as the blessed doctors in canada consider clinically reasonable. let me put this into perspective. that's like having every single person in los angeles, chicago, and seattle, over 7 million americans would all be on waiting lists. what are we are doing?
to an america just a generation past slavery. it was a time when jim crow was a way of life. when lynchings were all too common. when race riots were shaking cities across a segregated land. it was in this america where an atlanta scholar named w.e.b., a man of powering intellect and a fierce passion for justice. sparked what became known as the niagra movement. where reformers united not by color, but by cause. where an association was born that would as its charter says promote equality and eradicate prejudice among citizens of the united states. from the beginning, these founders understood how change would come. justice king and all of the civil rights giants did later. they understand that unjust laws needed to be overturned that legislation needed to be passed, and that presidents needed to be pressured into action. they knew the disdain of slavery and segregation had to be lifted in the courtroom and in the legislature and in the hearts and minds of americans. they also knew that here in america, change would have to come from the people. it would come from people protesting lynches, rall
to the poor. i think that's socialism, but here is the question we should be asking -- what is america? here is the one thing tonight. america is a country in transition, period. the question is -- i don't know what we're transitioning into. are we a capitalist country anymore? are we socialist? are we fascist? what are we are? i think it's safe to say that at least for me i don't think we're a capitalist country anymore. i don't think we have unpegged from capitalism. by definition, capitalism, by definition, is an economic system based on a free market, open competition, a profit motive, private ownership of the means of production. ok. the quote, abandoning the free market system in order to save it comes to mind, but what about all the rest of it? really? that doesn't sound like where we are now. are we a socialist country? socialism is any various theory or system of social organization. social organization. i don't know if a community organizer organizes the socials for the organization. anyway, this is the means of producing and distributing goods that is owned collectively by a centr
sounded like a bad who let the dogs out thing, doesn't it? hello, america. welcome. we're glad you're here. it's the egg of power. welcome to the program. i have an offer for you. let's say, if i said to you, with no factual knowledge whatsoever, i was just going to call you stupid and then racist, and then i would give a non-apologetic apology, and then i invite you over to my house for beer to try to fix you of your racism, would you come? that is the way obama played the henry gates-gate, i guess. i think much of america is outraged but they're outraged for all the wrong reasons. here is the one thing tonight. if you want to understand barack obama, you must think like a community organizer, one that is transforming america into some sort of a thug-o quhvment racy. -- a thug-ocracy, in the process, trampling our human rights. ly show you the past, the recent past. there is an amazing new video out from an event that took last wednesday in louisiana. there is no corruption down there. oh, wait a minute that. is the home of acorn. louisiana, home of acorn and seiu in new orleans, louisian
in america. good night. >> and that's the way it is, monday, december 5th, 1977. this is walter caron cite, cbs news, good night. >> beginning from paris. >> from the great wall of china. >> reporting from mad right. >> this is walter cronkite. this is my last news. it nevertheless comes with sadness. for the last few decades we've been meeting like this. >>> good evening from new york. i'm david shuster in for keith olbermann. legendary newsman walter cronkite died at the age of 82. he became known as the most trutheded newsman in america. he had been suffering from kreeb ral vascular disease. caron skit's soothing image and his words became seared into america consciousness when he covered the assassination of john k. kennedy, the vietnam war and men landing on the moon. his humanity, integrity and keen intelligence the common denominator. matt lauer has more. >>> los, texas, the flash official. president kennedy died at 1:00 p.m., central standard time. >> walter cronkite became as important as the new we recovered. >> reporter: steady telling of our history made him the most trusted ma
rights act, the civil rights act, brown v. board of education, back to an america a generation past slavery. it was a time when jim crow was a way of life. when lynchings were all too common, when rice rat -- when race riots work shaking cities all across the segregated land. it was in this america when and up went the scholar named w. e. b. the debois sparked what becae known as the movement where they were united not by color but because, where association -- where an association was born that would promote equality and eradicate prejudice among citizens of the united states. from the beginning these founders understood how change would come. just as king and all the civil- rights understood. they understood that unjust laws needed to be overturned, that legislation needed to be passed , and that presidents needed to be pressured into action. they knew that the state of slavery, the senate segregation had to be lifted in the courtroom and in the legislation and in the hearts and minds of americans. they also knew that here in america, change would have to come from the people. it
and the civil rights act, and brown versus board of education, back to an america just a generation past slavery. it was a time when jim crow was a way of life, when lynchings were all too common, when race riots were shaking cities across a segregated land. it was in this america where an atlanta scholar named w.e.b. dubo dubois, a man of towering intellect and a fierce passion for justice sparked what became known as the niagara movement. where reformers united not by color, but by cause, where an association was born that would as its charter says, promote equality and eradicate prejudice among citizens of the united states. from the beginning these founders understood how change would come, justi as king and al the civil rights leaders that came later understood. that legislation needed to be passed, and that president it is needed to be pressured into action. they knew that the stain of slavery and sin of segregation had to be lifted in the courtroom and in the legislature and in the hearts and minds of americans. they also knew that here in america change would have to come from the people
] america put heroism in a manner of doing commerce. the french observer said that americans succeeded because of their character, personal energy, energy in action, creative energy. the greatness of the united states, ready for and the kind of enterprise. consider the five sullivan brothers who volunteered to serve our country in the navy and died together on the juneau torpedoed in 1922 with the hundreds of first responders that saved strangers that they did not know and then died when the world trade center's fell on september 11 or the millions of young and all that have offered their sweat, time, and money to the victims of hurricane katrina about four years ago. during a labor union dinner, the nobel laureate assessed the american character this way. the united states has held europe to win the first and second world wars, twice raised europe from postwar destruction for 10, 20, 30 years it has dole -- it has stood as a shield protecting europe. to avoid paying for armaments, thinking how to leave nato, knowing that in any case, america would protect them. the united states has l
would be the reaction to white america? would we talk about the chip on the shoulder and all the attitude study going on by the country? i think it was a shockingly brilliant way to set it up. i might say, this cop has an attitude. what the hell, he is arresting the great henry kissinger. >> don't you think it is a completely different issue where the president, regardless of the circumstances, should be commenting on a spefg specific local case. no doubt, president obama is engaged in the broad subject dominic talked about. he talked about racial profiling in illinois. i felt he was offkey and a little off his usual precision was on being so specific and commenting on this individual case, a, as we said today, he didn't necessarily have all the facts, b, if he did, is it appropriate for the president of the united states to be offering that detailed an opinion about a law enforcement decision as opposed to saying, as opposed to saying there's a broader issue here we need to discuss in the society which is where he came back today. it was more in tune of the way he handles ra
if america simply demands congress has to use the plan they are coming up with? >> i'm into nuggets. >> here is what they are not into. taxes. mcdonald's is leaving england to escape the tax man. will america feel the same bite and keep unemployment sky high? plus, nanny state on steroids? a plan to keep deadbeats in their homes letting them pay rent instead of mortgage. >> you owe me rent. >> guess who will really be paying the bills. you. all that and be rich and miserable or poor and happy. >> i just want to smash your face in. >> smash my face. >> that is the choice the recession is leaving some americans. what has love got to do with it? nothing when it comes to cash. your money, your life. your show to stay ahead of the game. "cashin' in" starts right now. terry: democrats in congress demanding a public option for public run healthcare. they are making their own demand. lawmakers should have to enroll in the very plan that they are pushing on you. is it time congress should be forced to take its own medicine. welcome to "cashin' in." our crew this week wayne rogers, jonathan hoenig an
and then berated members for not reading the substitute. we deserve people and the people of america deserve better. the american people in my missouri constituents deserve to know why it takes all these pages to address energy issues? this past week calls in my office ran 929 against cap-and-trade to 34. needle are trying to hide in the haystack, what provisions were added in the middle of the night, how a bureaucratic nightmare create work and what a nightmare it will be with epa at the center of a great web of government mandates, programs and taxes. epa will have help for nearly two dozen other federal agencies, the black boxes on the bottom, some represented here today and many not implementing government programs it will tax and spend trillions of dollars. the gray, green, purple boxes on the side and the middle. all of this will focus on the costs to us on the power bills, cooling and heating bills, food prices, product prices, gasoline prices and other farmers with higher prices, drivers with higher prices and workers with lost jobs all of this is to ask what are our democratic colleagues a
, that the folks in america, will pay 100 to 300 dollars more on our electric bill. i talk to them all the time. and your citizens tell me they don't know what they are going to do. they just want to pack up and move. mr. mayor, can you comment on that please? guest: one thing that's a major problem in the state of michigan and detroit, we are losing a lot of our population. in detroit for example, we were a city of roughly two million people, and we now have half of that population in detroit. and we are losing a lot of our young talent, they are frustrated and don't feel there is opportunity. but because of the situation we find ourselves today, as tough as it is, there is opportunity. i want to implore to our young people with a good education that they need to help us. i am hopeful they won't leave and go to greener pastures. there is a future here, it's going to be different from what it was historically. but we have to re-make our city and we need that young talent to remain here and help re-build the city of detroit. host: michigan, from our republican line. caller: hi, i want to say go
of the blessings that what has happened are not only are we know here in america, but the rest of the world. by the time we started out in europe and end up in the middle east, and come back around to asia, it has been one year. we travel a lot. tavis: let me ask you to pick three parts of the world, any place you want to pick and give me a topside for what the differences and how the concerts' are received, the play list, give me a sense of the aesthetic of three different parts of the world. >> let's start with an unusual place. the middle east. tavis: when you play there is like what? >> it is 20,000 people or 30,000 people a night. it is pandemonium. we're talking about -- normally you would think religion or politics, there are factors as to why you would not go there or why they would not allow an artist to play. tavis: i would think the audience would be reserved. >> here is my opening line after three songs in. "is this detroit?" because the act like this is downtown detroit. the know every word. whatever you expect as far as reserved, it is just like the sea. i am planning detroit
bases, if you really think about it, for a guy that presumably loves america, and he wants to photograph democracy, in some ways it just seems right that my biggest selling shot would be an american flag. now i wouldn't tell a european that. [laughter] >> well, thank you very much. i appreciate it. [applause] >> joseph sohm's voters have been published over 50000 times in national geographic time, "the new york times," the washington post and others. for more information visit visions of >> with the birth of a continental army in 1775 local militias were organized under the leadership of george washington that begin an eight year engagement that would be known as the american revolutionary war. despite the outcome, it was not by all historical accounts a model of tactical brilliance in superior court nation. in fact, as you'll soon learn that was quite the contrary. if not for significant he wrote actions overcoming inept decisions and a fair amount of good old fashioned luck, the result of the war and the future of our nation could have been three different. our program is
with the organization of america's states. the organization of the people of the caribbean. many of whom are great friends of honduras. the organizations of the countries of all of southern america who have also expressed their voice unanimously condemning me barbarity -- condemning the barbarity that a small group of usurpers and flexible on the country. -- a small group of usurpers inflects -- inflecticts on the country. guatemala, el salvador, costa rica, dominican republic -- at a significant meeting held with observer countries, they, too adopted this resolution condemning, rejecting, and calling for respect for the democratic decisions taken in honduras. day, to have come to the floor as has the organization of central american and caribbean countries. as has central america. this includes mexico, central america, the caribbean, and columbia. they, too have used the same terms their institutions have expressed their views. europe, led by the european union and through the prime minister and foreign minister of spain and his majesty, date, to have outlined the same positions with regard to an
financial on friday bank of america and citigroup analysts are expecting a mixed bag of 2nd quarter earnings results with some banks likely to report small profits.. and others continuing to report losses... largely because of writedowns on mortgages. i think overall, the tone will remain negative. mortgages are still underwater, people are still defaulting on them.. and banks are not up to date with process of foreclosures which will slow the rate a bit. zacks research analyst eric rothmann points to faulty loan modifications that will continue to present problems for banks... he says many modifications are not effective because there is no change in interest rate or principal reduction...and in some cases.. he's seen minimum monthly payments going up for struggling homeowners... in addition he says commercial real estate will also be a drag on bank earnings... as more retailers go out of business. i don't believe the worst is past the banks.. we'll see 1 or 2 more quarters use we've not seen an improvement in unemployment or job creation. it's hard to predict how the markets will react to
to a new deal -- america and russia agree to cuttrategic nuclear weapons. >> we resolved to reset u.s.- russian relaons. this starts with the reduction of our own nuclr arsenals. >> hundred a arrested in china after the riots in xinjiang. least 156 are killed. hinese officials say th city is under control, but they have not stopped with the troops. they close down the inrnet. >> what is the plan now? as of honduranilitary makes it cle, the exiled present is not welce. a warm welco from bb world news, broadcast on pbs in america and are on the globe. coming up later, architect of the vietnam w and champion of th poorformer.s. defense secretary robert mcnamara dies at age 9 ndon landmark it'a new installation andhe pubc get an hour of fame. >> rack obama came to oice talking of pressing eeset button onelations with moscow the start of h two-day summ with the president, dimitry medvev, we have seen the first signs of how o whether itight work. the u. and russia he pledd major cuts in their nuclear arsenals, ough both will maintain huge stks. they acknowledge differences on geora, but i
back to the committee's passed a version. we deserve better and the people of america deserve better. the american people and my misery constituents deserve to know why it takes all these pigeons -- might missouri deserve to know why it takes all these pages. what is the majority trying to hide in the haystack. how are the bureaucratic how will the bureaucratic nightmare create work? and what a nightmare it will be with the epa and a great center of my book-of public mandate to increase taxes. the black box is on the bottom. some represented here today. implementing government programs that will tax and spend trillions of dollars. the gray, green, purple, and brown boxes on the side in the middle. all this will focus on heating bills, food prices, product prices, gasoline products, and jobs, threatening families with higher prices, farmers with higher prices, drivers with higher prices, and workers with lost jobs. all this just ask, what of -- what are our democratic colleagues afraid of? they're not afraid of what this will do to our families. why don't we get into the hearing on th
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